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Punchbowl Inn

) #1 of 3 Restaurants in Askham ££ - £££ , British,
Askham | Penrith, Askham CA10 2PF, England
+44 1931 712443
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lamb rump” (7 reviews)
“sunday roast” (9 reviews)
“cheesecake” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Askham | Penrith, Askham CA10 2PF, England
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1 - 10 of 319 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

I had dinner and breakfast at The Punchbowl, as it feeds guests of the other pub in the village. Both meals were good pub food: veggie lasagne and a fried breakfast. Lasagne was excellent and the other diners were clearly enjoying their meals too. For...More

Thank Joan90
Reviewed 4 days ago

We ate at the Punchbowl for our 20th wedding anniversary. We had a beautiful meal I had steak and black pudding pie and I cleared my plate it was absolutely lovely. My husband had the belly pork and he said the same. Both meals were...More

Thank Lesley S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner met with family members here for dinner when camping in the local area. The pub has a pleasant and friendly atmosphere with excellent food at reasonable prices. Everything was homemade and cooked well using local produce. If looking for something a...More

Thank Oldladiesontour
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is to die for, the lamb rump and belly pork were outstanding as was the GIN menu. Would highly recommend to anyone, family and dog friendly 😀

Thank Raf W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited en route to ullswater for a bite to eat & had the steak pie in Shiraz gravy with chips & peas! Mouthwatering & large portion!

Thank unicornpoopx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

highly recommend, slight hiccup with my starter but was all sorted, main meal was beautiful, our dogs where well looked after with fresh water given, and waiter was very polite and attentive

Thank Plumb13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here twice during our weeks holiday. Both visits were excellent. Really friendly staff and excellent home cooked food. The pie was delicious as was the lasagne. If we are ever in the area again will not hesitate to go again. Advise booking as can...More

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lunch was good. Essentially English pub grub. The service was most attentive. The only problem was the number of flies. With a working farm next door, I felt more could have been done to control them.

Thank wolfieupnorth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Twelve of us visited for an early early evening meal. All the staff were very nice, provided a bowl of water for the dog etc. Beer was good (loweswater gold) and the food pretty good. Hunters chicken, creamy mushrooms, chefs pie of the day all...More

Thank Stu S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in for a meal at around 5.00 on a Friday. Very quiet but all staff were very helpful and attentive. Two had scampi, one fish and chips and one a chicken special dish. All were excellent and what you would expect from a good...More

1  Thank PandC60
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Boyd Y
Is the Punchbowl an easy short walk to the queens?
21 May 2016|
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Response from Martin B | Reviewed this property |
Two pubs in Askham, about 400 metres apart. I can't vouch for the Queens, though it used to be rather grim and gloomy. The Punchbowl is at the lower end of a village green - well worth wandering around to look at some very... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Askham | Penrith, Askham CA10 2PF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Eden District  >  Askham
  • Phone Number: +44 1931 712443
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